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Plz I need a neurologist to answer me my 3 years old boy diagnosed by speech pthologist with childhood apraxia of speech. What tests do you recommand?

Plz I need a neurologist to answer me my 3 years old boy diagnosed by speech pthologist with childhood apraxia of speech. What tests do you recommand?

MRI of brain, maybe: The first thing I would recommend would be a thorough neurological evaluation of the child. This will identify any evidence of a central nervous system injury such as stroke or other brain insult. If there is a suspicion of brain damage for any reason then, an MRI may be helpful. Also, according to history and other factors certain genetic disorders or syndromes may be considered and tested for. ...Read more

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Apraxia (Definition)

Apraxia refers to several concepts. One is where motor or cognitive tasks cannot be done even when comprehension and physical capacity to perform are present, often referring to acquired difficulties, sometimes inborn. The term may be used to describe problems seen in daily living, or the failure to complete a task during testing. It's not generally applied to ...Read more


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What are the tests that a neurologist would do to check apraxia of speech for a 3 years old boy that has only a problem in his speech can say 10 words?

What are the tests that a neurologist would do to check apraxia of speech for a 3 years old boy that has only a problem in his speech can say 10 words?

A 3-year-old with: Expressive language ~ 15 mos. Needs a Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response, standardized testing both for Autistic Spectrum Disorder & of cognitive, social/adaptive, self-help, fine & gross motor, receptive & expressive language skills & genetic tests - Chromosomal Microarray & DNA Probe for Fragile X. Clinical findings show if other labs, EEG &/or MRI of the brain will help find the etiology. ...Read more

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What is dyspraxia?

What is dyspraxia?

Motor problems: Dyspraxia is a term for a wide array of motor coordination problems that are neurologically based, meaning that the deficits originate in the brain. The motor deficits can impact speech, fine motor, and/or gross motor skills. Dyspraxia can co-occur with other disabilities such as autism and adhd. It can be treated successfully with speech therapy, ot, and pt. ...Read more

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What is dyspraxia?

Dyspraxia: Developmental dyspraxia is a disorder characterized by an impairment in the ability to plan and carry out sensory and motor tasks. Generally, individuals with the disorder appear "out of sync" with their environment. Symptoms vary and may include poor balance and coordination, clumsiness, vision problems, perception difficulties, emotional and behavioral problems, difficulty with reading, writing, . ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of dyspraxia?

Yes: You should talk to your doctor about this and reasons about it. ...Read more

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What dr. Can I see for dyspraxia?

Occupational therapy: After you have diagnosed the cause of your dyspraxia, you might consider occupational therapy, which can be useful. ...Read more

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Is there any adults with dyspraxia?

Yes: Dyspraxia refers to trouble with motor planning and coordination. It starts in childhood and may get better with age but also may persist. It also can occur in adults as a result of brain trauma or stroke. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about dyspraxia?

What can you tell me about dyspraxia?

At what age & what: Type? Developmental Coordination Disorder impacts planning & execution of age-appropriate motor tasks. There can be difficulty performing single- or multi-step tasks, pronouncing words or recognizing spatial relationships, often + other neurodevelopmental disorders. Occupational & Physical Therapists evaluate & treat. See http://ncld. Org/types-learning-disabilities/dyspraxia/what-is-dyspraxia ...Read more

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How do I know exactly what is dyspraxia?

NeurologicalDisorder: Developmental dyspraxia, referred to as developmental coordination disorder (dcd), in the us and europe, is a chronic neurological disorder beginning in childhood that can affect planning of movements and coordination as a result of brain messages not being accurately transmitted to the body. ...Read more

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What is dyspraxia and how is it treated?

Coordination problem: Dyspraxia is a condition that is characterized by problems with movement and coordination and can affect individuals at varying degrees. This discoordination can also affect language but not intelligence. It is treated by occupational and speech and language therapists. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of dyspraxia?

What are some of the symptoms of dyspraxia?

At what age & what: Type? Deficits in planning & executing movements can be visual-perceptual or visual-motor, impairing age-appropriate single- or multi-step fine motor tasks, & recognition of spatial relationships. If oral motor, speech, eating & drinking. Depending on the neurodevelopmental cause, occupational & speech therapy can help. See http://ncld. Org/types-learning-disabilities/dyspraxia/what-is-dyspraxia ...Read more

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Does dyspraxia lead to problems with spelling?

It should not: The term dyspraxia means a lack of smoothness in motor function. It may be difficult to write, but should not affect spelling. ...Read more

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How do I toilet train children with dyspraxia?

How do I toilet train children with dyspraxia?

See below: I'm assuming a child with dyspraxia has problems with movement, coordination, judgment, processing, memory and some other cognitive skills. Readiness is important-soft stool and taking advantage of the gastrocolic reflex-urination and stooling after a meal can allow physical modeling of sitting on a potty and alllowing the body to relax and release. Do not force-set up a routine and relax. ...Read more

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What is dyspraxia and how does it affect humans?

Clumsy and awkward: Dyspraxia is just a fancy way of describing someone who is clumsy and awkward. Most of us are born this way. Some develop symptoms due to trauma, infections, drug effects. For some it represents the symptoms of a underlying disease of the nervous system. Most of us need to practice and work hard to develop motor skills, but once we learn, we can do great things. It can be a cross to bear. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the dyspraxia symptoms?

Many types: The symptoms of dyspraxia are primarily related to difficulties with a variety of fine motor skills. There are several forms, and the website below will hopefully provide clarification for you.

http://www. Ncld. Org/types-learning-disabilities/dyspraxia/what-is-dyspraxia ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms of dyspraxia?

At what age & what: Type? Developmental Coordination Disorder impacts planning & execution of age-appropriate motor tasks. There can be difficulty performing single- or multi-step tasks, pronouncing words or recognizing spatial relationships, often + other neurodevelopmental disorders. Occupational & Physical Therapists evaluate & treat. See http://ncld. Org/types-learning-disabilities/dyspraxia/what-is-dyspraxia ...Read more

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What's developmental dyspraxia?

Dyspraxia: Developmental dyspraxia is a disorder characterized by an impairment in the ability to plan and carry out sensory and motor tasks. Generally, individuals with the disorder appear "out of sync" with their environment. Symptoms vary and may include poor balance and coordination, clumsiness, vision problems, perception difficulties, emotional and behavioral problems, difficulty with reading, writing, . ...Read more

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Could I still have dyspraxia even if ok handwriting?

Dyspraxia: This is a pretty complicated question and requires a good assessment from a neuropsychologist. Here is a uk website that might help. Http://www. Dyspraxiafoundation. Org. Uk/services/dys_glance. Php. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if someone with severe dyspraxia should kill themselves?

No: Thee is always a means of coping with any medical issue.
I once had a patient very ill lost legs, sight and kidney to diabetes, he told me he wasn't to bad. He spoke to other patients who were worse! ...Read more

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What are treatment options for dyspraxia?

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Dyspraxia: Occupational therapy, Speech & Language therapy, Perceptual motor training, Equine therapy, Play therapy. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if someone is just really clumsy is that a sign of dyspraxia?

Depends: Dyspraxia is a pathological condition related to brain dysfunction, while being clumsy is not. If the clumsiness is new or getting worse, see your doctor right away, may need a neurologist to establish the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Please explain apraxia to me?

Motor problem: Apraxia is a motor disorder in which a person has the requisite individual pieces needed to carry out a complex motor activity, but cannot put them together in a coordinated manner to carry out the task. ...Read more

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How comman is apraxia in children?

How comman is apraxia in children?

Speech/Language: Therapists often code for Developmental Apraxia when insurances won't pay for SLT for Receptive &/or Expressive Language Disorder. Full evaluation may also reveal Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Social Communication Disorder or, at 5 or >, Specific Language Impairment. Mutant FOXP2 genes on Chr. 7 cause familial DA or SLI. The incidence of DA is 0.1-0.2 % of children. ...Read more

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What do you know about speech apraxia?

Unclear: Apraxia is the inability to move purposefully (brain cannot plan movement even though the desire may be present and the body is sound). Aphasia is the inability to speak. I hope this was helpful. ...Read more

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Do you know about constructive apraxia?

See below: A form of apraxia characterized by the inability to copy drawings or to manipulate objects to form patterns or designs. It is caused by a right hemisphere lesion. The deficit is tested by asking the patient to copy two-dimensional geometric patterns, such as circles, squares, diamonds, and hexagons, and to copy three-dimensional structures constructed of 1-inch building blocks. ...Read more